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Milan Man Arrested in Norfolk, TBI Removes from Most Wanted List

Press release from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation; Sept. 7, 2012: 

Nashville, Tenn. – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation today removed a Milan, Tenn. man from the state’s Top Ten Most Wanted list after he was captured in Norfolk, Va. late yesterday along with another individual who was picked up on an illegal weapons charge. In addition, the U.S. Marshals Service caught an individual in Henderson County, Tenn. yesterday who was also charged with murder for his involvement in the August 25, 2012 shooting death of a man at a Paris, Tenn. nightclub.

The U.S. Marshals Service and Norfolk Police Department arrested 20-year-old Tevin Lumpkin (top photo) and Charles Lipford, 32, of Milan, Tenn. without incident outside a convenience store in Norfolk. Lumpkin was wanted for murder after shooting and killing of 41-year-old Eric Kinley of Paris, Tenn. at Fahrenheit 101. TBI added him to the Top Ten Most Wanted list on August 28, 2012. Lipford was arrested for unlawful carrying of a weapon. Also, late yesterday, 23-year-old Cody Harmon (bottom photo) of Lexington, Tenn. was charged with one count of first degree murder. Harmon, who is an associate of Lumpkin, was involved in a fight with the victim when Lumpkin shot Kinley.

The TBI along with the Henry County Sheriff’s Office and 24th Judicial District Attorney General’s office are investigating. Last week, Jiles Yarbrough, 21, of Huntingdon, Tenn. was also arrested and charged with murder for his involvement in the incident.

Harmon was booked into the Henry County Jail. Lumpkin is currently being held in Virginia awaiting extradition.